Sen. Gatchalian reveals Road Board corruption attempts

Sen. Win Gatchalian has renewed his call for the abolition of the Road Board as he revealed previous attempts by road project contractors to induce him into committing corrupt acts while he was a local government official. During a hearing of the Senate Committee on Public Works, Gatchalian revealed that several contractors approached him during […]

Gatchalian: Send child rapists and drug lords to hell

“Bringing back the death penalty is the best way to send child rapists and drug lords on the one-way express to hell,” Senator Win Gatchalian said on Wednesday. Gatchalian, however, clarified that his support for the revival of the death penalty extends to only two specific classes of heinous crimes: offenses involving the sexual exploitation […]

Gatchalian to PAGCOR, DILG: crack down on illegal gaming operations

Sen. Win Gatchalian is calling on the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to execute an immediate nationwide crackdown on illegal gambling operations. At the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on the Jack Lam bribery scandalĀ on Monday, Gatchalian expressed outrage at how scheming businessmen have been […]

Sen. Gatchalian calls for comprehensive review of Juvenile Justice Act

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for a comprehensive review of the Juvenile Justice Welfare Act of 2006 (Republic Act No. 9344, as amended) as an alternative to lowering the criminal age of responsibility. “Rather than lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility, the more feasible solution to the growing number of children in conflict with […]

Sen. Gatchalian files bill imposing death penalty on drug lords

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a Senate bill reimposing the death penalty on persons involved in trafficking and handling large quantities of illegal drugs. “Before the faith of our people in government is completely eroded, and the trust in its ability to maintain peace and order is totally undermined, it is incumbent that we reimpose […]